Now that summer is in full swing, many home/business owners are paying closer attention than ever to the electric rates in their area. Summer is often a very busy time for us here at ElectricChoice.com — many residential and commercial customers are looking for lower electricity rates to help lower the impact of increased energy usage.
For July, we’re taking a wider look at the deregulated market and at some current electricity rates in three prominent deregulated states. Ohio, Texas and Pennsylvania all have highly competitive markets, and this month more than ever, consumers will be looking at available energy rates, both for commercial and residential plans.
Note: rates and plans change daily, the listed rates below are just some of the rates and plans being offered on ElectricChoice.com when this piece was being written. Please check current plans through ElectricChoice.com for the most accurate pricing, terms and details.
With that warning out of the way, lets take a close look at some different rates and plans for the month of June:
If you are looking for a new Pennsylvania energy plan, then Electric Choice has a number of commercial and residential plans to choose from. Depending on your service area, there are a number of deals available for savvy consumers looking to save.
Residential consumers who are looking for low rates on their home energy plans can find plans with YEP Energy as low as 8.8 cents per kWh for one year for a fixed rate plan. TriEagle on the other hand, offers a long-term 36 month plan at 9.4 cents per kWh.
In Pittsburgh, residential consumers can sign up with YEP Energy for a 12 month plan that features rates at 9.0 cents per kWh for 12 months, or boost their plan to a 24 month contract for a discounted rate of 8.8 cents per kWh.
Residential consumers who want a more eco-friendly energy plan can find options available from Inspire. This company offers their Clean & Green energy plan, with no contract for rates as low as 8.8 cents per kWh.
Residential energy rates in Harrisburg can be higher than they are in some of the surrounding larger cities, but residents can still lock in competitive rates with the right plan. YEP Energy is currently offering a 2 year plan with fixed rates at just 8.8 cents per kWh. Looking for a shorter term plan? The company has a six month contract with rates at just 9.0 cents per kWh.
Shopping for a new energy plan in Texas? Both residential and commercial consumers can find great deals throughout the state on their energy plans.
Homeowners is the greater Houston area can expect to pay around 8.9 cents per kWh for their 12 month home electricity plan when they partner with local supplier TriEagle.
For commercial consumers, joining forces with Green Mountain Energy provides businesses with a great way to secure low energy prices. A year long plan with the company, using one of their business plans features rates as low as 4.32 cents per kWh.
Electric rates in Dallas, Texas are relatively competitive for residential consumers and tend to be lower than nearby Houston. By partnering with Veteran Energy, you can secure a 12 month plan at 8.2 cents per kWh. If you are looking for a shorter term 6 month plan, you can enjoy rates as low as 8.3 cents per month from the supplier.
Commercial consumers seeking a new plan in Dallas can lock in rates as low as 4.22 cents per kWh for a short-term six month plan when they partner with Green Mountain Energy. Business owners looking to hold down fixed rates for the long-term can find a plan from the company that starts at just 4.98 cents per kWh for 36 months.
Residential consumers living in Galveston have several options when it comes to their monthly energy plans. TriEagle is offering a 12 month plan for 8.9 cents per kWh, while Veteran Energy offers a comparable plan at 9.0 cents per kWh and Direct Energy has a 12 month plan for 9.1 cents per kWh. Direct Energy?s plans also comes with the brand?s coveted Price Protection Plan feature.
As for commercial consumers, owning a business in Galveston means enjoying competitive prices on monthly plans. Green Mountain Energy offers a 12 month plan for 4.65 cents per kWh. If you are looking for a long-term plan, Brilliant Energy has one of the best deals in the area, with 36 month plans featuring rates as low as 5.26 cents per kWh.
Home and business owners in Ohio shopping for a new plan can find several deals in the states?s biggest markets.
Residential consumers in Cleveland can take advantage of the city?s competitive market. Just Energy offers a residential 12-month plan for area consumers at just 8.0 cents per kWh. The company also has a 24 month plan, that comes with their Price Guard offer at 9.8 cents per kWh.
Just Energy is one of the main suppliers in the greater Akron area. Those living in this area can enjoy rates as low as 8.0 cents per kWh for a 12 month plan. These plans come with the company?s Price Guard guarantee.
In Cincinnati Direct Energy offers a standard fixed plan that costs just 6.5 cents per kWh, depending on the service area. The company also offers six month and 24 month plans for less than 7 cents per kWh.
Consumers in Ohio seeking commercial energy rates can also use the Electric Choice shopping tool to learn more about available plans for small businesses and large corporations in some of Ohio?s most prominent markets.
If these plans sound enticing, then you can start using ElectricChoice?s shopping tool to browse through the available energy plans to see first hand what type of rates are available in your area.
Rates are based off of a small snapshot of commercial and residential plans at the time of writing. Specific zip codes within each respective city were used to demonstrate the lowest electric rate. For current rates in your zip code, please enter in your zip code to the form above.